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10.8 Resonance and Formal Charge -- Part 2
Write the structure of the skeleton.
Put xenon in the central position because it is less F Xe F.
The total number of electrons for the Lewis structure is calculated by summing the number of valence electrons for each atom.
The atoms of F:Xe:F should have two bonding electrons between them.
To lower formal charge, expand the octet on any appropriate atoms.
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